Director, Pierce Street Integral Counseling Center - Part-Time (60% FTE)
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is an internationally-recognized leader in integral education. CIIS has an enrollment of more than 1,400 students pursuing degrees in a variety of academic programs in its schools of Consciousness and Transformation, Professional Psychology and Health, Undergraduate Studies, and American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM). In addition, CIIS hosts a vibrant art exhibition program through The Arts at CIIS, and offers a dynamic array of events through its Public Programs division, including workshops, lectures, and certificate programs. The University provides affordable mental health and acupuncture services to the San Francisco Bay Area through its ten award-winning clinics. CIIS is accredited by the Western Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).
The Integral Counseling Psychology (ICP) program of CIIS operates the Pierce Street Integral Counseling Center, a low-to-moderate fee training clinic in San Francisco. The Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of the Center is directly involved with the clinical training program, and works with and supervises the Clinic Administrator.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Clinic Director is responsible for interfacing with the ICP and Masters of Counseling Psychology (MCP) programs at CIIS, and works with the ICP program to establish admissions and interview processes for trainee and intern positions. The Director works directly with the Program Director of the ICP program to develop budgets, conduct strategic planning, and deal with Clinic issues.
- Extensive experience and background in basic counseling skills and a deep understanding of psychodynamic and psychotherapeutic processes
- Demonstrated ability to teach basic psychotherapeutic skills; must be able to organize and teach in a training program that educates both beginning trainees and more advanced intern practitioners
- Ability to create a holding environment that nourishes and develops beginning therapists; must have experience in groups and group process and work well in a complex, high-demand environment, while creating a community of learning, support and mutual reflection
- Must be available to attend Program Committee meetings, community meetings and retreats
- As a member of the Clinic community, the Director must be willing to grow and change as the Clinic grows and changes
- Hold either a Masters or Doctorate degree in Counseling or Psychology
- Current licensure as either a Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Clinical Psychologist
- Must be eligible and qualified to perform clinical supervision
- Familiarity with California Board of Behavioral Science regulations for practicum sites and trainees
- Excellent organizational, managerial, and business skills
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
NOTES TO CANDIDATE
- Working Conditions -- Duties are primarily performed in an clinic environment; must be available to attend Program Committee meetings, community meetings and retreats
- Background Check -- Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), licenses or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver's license.
- Visa Sponsorship -- Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
- Relocation Assistance -- This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
CIIS is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio- economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI).
Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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